Carry-on baggage on Lufthansa
Dimensions for carry-on baggage: 55 x 40 x 23 cm; for foldable garment bags: 57 x 54 x 15 cm.
Lufthansa will transport larger items of carry-on baggage in the hold as part of your free baggage allowance. If the permitted free baggage allowance is exceed in terms of number, dimensions and/or weight, the flat fee for excess baggage will be charged. Personal documents, medicines, valuables, mobile phones and laptops should be carried in cabin carry-on baggage.
The following items may only be carried in the cabin and not in the cargo hold: fuel cell systems and spare fuel cell cartridges, portable oxygen concentrators, safety matches and lighters as well as spare batteries (lithium metal, lithium ion) and electronic cigarettes.
Other carry-on baggage rules
Liquids in carry-on baggage
On flights within the EU and on connecting flights from the EU (as well as German domestic flights) consistent rules apply to the carrying of liquids in carry-on baggage.
Information about liquids in carry-on baggage
Which baggage regulations apply to carry-on baggage in the case of journeys operated by several airlines?
When booking a journey with several airlines the carry-on baggage regulations of the airline operating each respective flight apply.
Example: you have booked flights from Vienna to Johannesburg with a connection in Munich.
From Vienna to Munich with flight number OS 1152 (OS = Austrian Airlines), operated by Lufthansa.
Continue from Munich to Johannesburg with flight number LH 9542 (LH = Lufthansa), operated by South African Airways.
In our example, the carry-on baggage provisions for the first flight from Vienna to Munich comply with Lufthansa’s carry-on baggage regulations, and for the second flight from Munich to Johannesburg with South African Airways’ carry-on baggage regulations.
Please check the carry-on baggage regulations on the internet sites of the respective airline before travelling, and comply with the most restrictive regulations of the airlines concerned.